EDINBURG, VIRGINIA, Aug. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company ("Shentel") (Nasdaq:SHEN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NTELOS Holdings Corp. ("nTelos") (Nasdaq:NTLS) for $9.25 per share in cash for a total equity value of approximately $208 million, after including shares expected to vest on change of control. Under the terms of the agreement, Shentel will acquire all of nTelos' stock and operations including wireless network assets, retail stores and approximately 298,000 retail subscribers in the nTelos Western Markets. Concurrently with the signing of the agreement with nTelos, Shentel and Sprint Corporation ("Sprint") (NYSE:S) entered into a series of agreements, including an Addendum to the Shentel Affiliate Agreement and related agreements, whereby Shentel and Sprint will, among other things, exchange certain assets in the nTelos Western Area.
Shentel will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at 8 am, Eastern Time.
A copy of Shentel's presentation for the conference call and webcast will be available on Shentel's website at http://investor.shentel.com
Date: August 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM ET
Listen via Internet: http://investor.shentel.com/
Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted): http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=70102&k=AE126734
An audio replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the call is complete, through August 17, 2015 by calling 855-859-2056 and entering passcode 8244135.
About Shenandoah Telecommunications
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company is a holding company that provides a broad range of telecommunications services through its operating subsidiaries. The Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "SHEN." The Company's operating subsidiaries provide local and long distance telephone, Internet and data services, cable television, wireless voice and data services, alarm monitoring, and telecommunications equipment, along with many other associated solutions in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States.
CONTACT: Shenandoah Telecommunications, Inc. Adele Skolits (CFO and VP of Finance) 540-984-5161 firstname.lastname@example.org Source:Shenandoah Telecommunications Company;Shenandoah Telecommunications Co